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Bathys Goes Atomic

Posted on 14 April 2014 by Matt Himmelstein


Do you want an accurate watch?  Is a certified automatic too inaccurate and a quartz too, well, uninteresting?  How about an atomic clock.  Not a quartz watch that uses the atomic clock broadcasts, but an honest to goodness atomic clock that you can wear on your wrist?  Well Bathys has the Kickstarter project for you, the World’s 1st Atomic Wristwatch. Continue Reading

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Mondaine Announces Helvetica Line Of Font-Inspired Watches

Posted on 27 March 2014 by John Biggs


Mondaine, popping off the Swiss Rail tracks for a bit, has announced what they’re calling the Helvetic Series, a simple, three-handed wristwatch that features – you guessed it – Helvetica writing on the face. It’s not robotic signing bird, but damn if that isn’t a good idea.
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The Artya “Self Defense” Buckle

Posted on 25 March 2014 by John Biggs

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Arnold & Son Have Been Busy

Posted on 24 March 2014 by Matt Himmelstein

Arnold & Son, the Swiss haute watchmakers, have been busy of late and have announced several new watches to be shown at Baselworld.  2014 is also the 250th anniversary for the brand, so it seems that parties are taking a back seat to new watches.

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Movado Dresses Up A Chronograph

Posted on 20 March 2014 by Patrick Kansa


Movado is a brand we’ve not covered too much on the site, as they don’t seem to really capture the attention of watch lovers. I myself hadn’t paid much attention to the brand (other than a rather unique solid gold one a family member had for awhile) until a co-worker stopped by, rather excited to show me his newest watch. As you can tell by even a quick look at the pictures, this particular model comes from their Museum line, which is delineated (at least in my mind) by the silver dot that shows up at 12 o’clock. Continue Reading

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Helgray Takes to the Sky

Posted on 17 March 2014 by Matt Himmelstein

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The California

Helgray Watches out of Montreal Canada has a fairly ambitious project, launching 4 new military themed watches on kickstarter.  The watches cetainly have some common DNA across the styles, but they all use unique movements and complications.  Helgray is rolling out the Field Officer, a 3 hander with date; the California, with a sub dial for seconds at 6:00; the GMT, which provides a second time zone; and the Skyfighter, a dual register chronograph with date. Continue Reading

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Hourtime Episode 152 – New & Improved

Posted on 06 March 2014 by Administrator

Welcome to the HourTime show, the best 30 minute (+/-) hour podcast on the web.

In this weeks episode we discuss:

After many a fubar over the last week, we’re baaaaaaack … again. For the record, the reports of our deaths has been greatly exaggerated.

- Audio Ninja

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Please Bear With Our Technical Issues

Posted on 24 February 2014 by John Biggs

I’m trying to solve the server problems with a buddy of mine. Patrick is holding down the fort as best he can.

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